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2013-01-17

Culture

When Verdi went to Venice

Venice and Verdi: the inseparable. The city where such famous operas as Rigoletto or La Traviata premiered, and the great Italian composer, whose

Venice and Verdi: the inseparable. The city where such famous operas as Rigoletto or La Traviata premiered, and the great Italian composer, whose

Culture

Bonus interview: Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Renowned British conductor tells us about the enriching experience of working with Italian soprano Desirée Rancatore, his love for La Fenice opera

Renowned British conductor tells us about the enriching experience of working with Italian soprano Desirée Rancatore, his love for La Fenice opera

News

Aid agencies warn of impending Mali refugee disaster

Conditions are appalling in the refugee camps for fleeing Malians in neighbouring Mauritania, which has taken the vast majority of the tens of

Conditions are appalling in the refugee camps for fleeing Malians in neighbouring Mauritania, which has taken the vast majority of the tens of

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Western alarm at unfolding Algeria hostage drama

Western leaders say they are extremely concerned at events surrounding the Algerian military’s storming of a gas complex where Islamist fighters were

Western leaders say they are extremely concerned at events surrounding the Algerian military’s storming of a gas complex where Islamist fighters were

Business

Airbus wings clipped as yearly figures lag behind rivals

Airbus has had its wings clipped. For the first time in a decade the French-based company has lost its crown as the world’s largest maker of

Airbus has had its wings clipped. For the first time in a decade the French-based company has lost its crown as the world’s largest maker of

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Irish PM warns UK that EU exit would be 'catastrophic'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned British Prime Minister David Cameron that quitting the EU would be “catastrophic”. Kenny made his comments in an

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned British Prime Minister David Cameron that quitting the EU would be “catastrophic”. Kenny made his comments in an

Business

Carrefour on the road to recovery

Carrefour, the world’s second largest supermarket chain, ended 2012 in a better state than it started the year. Sales at the French retail giant

Carrefour, the world’s second largest supermarket chain, ended 2012 in a better state than it started the year. Sales at the French retail giant

Europe

EU foreign ministers back Mali mission

Europe’s foreign ministers have approved sending troops to help train the Malian army to fight back against Islamist militants. EU troops are not

Europe’s foreign ministers have approved sending troops to help train the Malian army to fight back against Islamist militants. EU troops are not

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Kurds out in force for activists' funeral

Turkish police say tens of thousands of Kurds came out onto the streets of Diyarbakir on Thursday to mourn at the funeral of three Kurdish activists

Turkish police say tens of thousands of Kurds came out onto the streets of Diyarbakir on Thursday to mourn at the funeral of three Kurdish activists

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Leftist media is against me - Berlusconi

He is a man who always has much to say – on Italian politics, on Europe, business, on his standing in the country and the international community

He is a man who always has much to say – on Italian politics, on Europe, business, on his standing in the country and the international community

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Airbus boss: 'We remain the market leader'

Fabrice Bregier, the CEO of EADS subsidiary Airbus spoke to euronews business journalist Antoine Juillard about the European aircraft manufacturers’

Fabrice Bregier, the CEO of EADS subsidiary Airbus spoke to euronews business journalist Antoine Juillard about the European aircraft manufacturers’

News

Algerian military storms gas site, fatalities reported

Much confusion surrounds an apparent attempt by the Algerian armed forces to storm the gas complex where many Western workers had been taken hostage

Much confusion surrounds an apparent attempt by the Algerian armed forces to storm the gas complex where many Western workers had been taken hostage

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Germany to bring its gold home

Germany’s Bundesbank is to bring home almost 700 tonnes of gold, worth 27 billion euros, from vaults in New York and Paris. Germany has the second

Germany’s Bundesbank is to bring home almost 700 tonnes of gold, worth 27 billion euros, from vaults in New York and Paris. Germany has the second

Culture

Fashion the name of the game in Berlin

Berlin Fashion Week is underway with more than 50 shows on offer. The Autumn/Winter collection of Spanish designer Leandro Cano, is one of the

Berlin Fashion Week is underway with more than 50 shows on offer. The Autumn/Winter collection of Spanish designer Leandro Cano, is one of the

Culture

Arnie is back in "The Last Stand"

Mr Governor, Mr Terminator, Mr Universe, Mr Schwarzenegger is back on the silver screen in the “The Last Stand.” Arnie plays a retired police

Mr Governor, Mr Terminator, Mr Universe, Mr Schwarzenegger is back on the silver screen in the “The Last Stand.” Arnie plays a retired police

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French troops in Mali increased to 1,400

France now has 1,400 troops on the ground in Mali, according to the French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. He added that although fighting

France now has 1,400 troops on the ground in Mali, according to the French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. He added that although fighting

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Google denies donkey hit-and-run

Google has denied killing a donkey on a road in Botswana after some people accused one of its cars of a hit-and-run while taking pictures for its

Google has denied killing a donkey on a road in Botswana after some people accused one of its cars of a hit-and-run while taking pictures for its

Business

Boeing beats Airbus for 2012 orders

Airbus has lost its top spot to its US arch-rival Boeing even though the European planemaker delivered record numbers of airliners last year. But

Airbus has lost its top spot to its US arch-rival Boeing even though the European planemaker delivered record numbers of airliners last year. But

News

Many dead, some freed as chaos reigns in Algerian hostage crisis

Algerian army says it has freed four foreign hostages. Three Belgians, two Americans, a Japanese and a Briton reportedly still being held

Algerian army says it has freed four foreign hostages. Three Belgians, two Americans, a Japanese and a Briton reportedly still being held

Science_technology

Them bones, them bones

Swedish scientists have developed a glue that can act as a plaster for complicated bone fractures, which could dramatically improve patient recovery

Swedish scientists have developed a glue that can act as a plaster for complicated bone fractures, which could dramatically improve patient recovery

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Kidnapped French hostage killed by Somali militants

French intelligence agent Denis Allex – seen in the video above – has been reportedly killed by Somali militants linked to al Qaeda. In a statement

French intelligence agent Denis Allex – seen in the video above – has been reportedly killed by Somali militants linked to al Qaeda. In a statement

Nocomment

Severe flooding hits Jakarta

Heavy monsoon rains triggered severe flooding in large swathes of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

Heavy monsoon rains triggered severe flooding in large swathes of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

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Europe's aviation safety agency grounds Boeing Dreamliners

Europe’s aviation safety agency (EASA) has banned the troubled Boeing Dreamliner from taking off. The US company’s entire fleet of 787 aircraft has

Europe’s aviation safety agency (EASA) has banned the troubled Boeing Dreamliner from taking off. The US company’s entire fleet of 787 aircraft has

News

French hostage killed by Somali militants

French intelligence agent Denis Allex has been reportedly killed by Somali militants linked to al Qaeda. In a statement the group said it had

French intelligence agent Denis Allex has been reportedly killed by Somali militants linked to al Qaeda. In a statement the group said it had

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UK foreign secretary Hague condemns Algerian kidnappings

Britain’s Foreign Secretary has urged caution about linking the kidnappings and gas facility attack to France’s military intervention in

Britain’s Foreign Secretary has urged caution about linking the kidnappings and gas facility attack to France’s military intervention in

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Mafia boss gunned down in Moscow street

Police in Russia say one of the main figures in the country’s organised crime community has been gunned down in Moscow. Aslan Usoyan controlled a

Police in Russia say one of the main figures in the country’s organised crime community has been gunned down in Moscow. Aslan Usoyan controlled a

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Heads roll at Berlin's delayed airport

The chief executive of Berlin Airport has resigned a week after it was revealed that the opening will be delayed until at least 2014. The

The chief executive of Berlin Airport has resigned a week after it was revealed that the opening will be delayed until at least 2014. The

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Army may be called in to clear Granada's rubbish

Rubbish is piling up in cities in the Spanish region of Granada as as a strike by workers enters its tenth day. Officials insist there is no risk to

Rubbish is piling up in cities in the Spanish region of Granada as as a strike by workers enters its tenth day. Officials insist there is no risk to

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French troops engage with militants in Mali

The first ground assault by French troops against Islamist rebels in Mali is well underway. Columns of French armoured vehicles have been advancing

The first ground assault by French troops against Islamist rebels in Mali is well underway. Columns of French armoured vehicles have been advancing

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Algerian Army surrounds hostage gas facility

The Algerian army has surrounded a gas plant in the east of the country where Islamist militants claim to be holding 41 foriegn workers

The Algerian army has surrounded a gas plant in the east of the country where Islamist militants claim to be holding 41 foriegn workers